“FUTURE TRAVEL TRENDS 2020” University of Plymouth x HKU SPACE Day - HKU SPACE
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“FUTURE TRAVEL TRENDS 2020” University of Plymouth x HKU SPACE Day

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Date & time
14Mar 2019 (Thu)19:00 - 20:30
ADC 204, 2/F, Admiralty Centre, 18 Harcourt Road, Hong Kong
Dr. Tsui Hon-Yan Paul Ms. Jenny Lau Mr. Nick Shrives Professor Sheela Agarwal

Dr. Tsui Hon-Yan Paul

Dr. Tsui is the founder of The Janel Group Asia offering third party logistics services and consultancy in Hong Kong & China; he is responsible for the strategic policy, direction, and planning for the company. He has over 35 years experience in the freight forwarding & logistics business as well as consultancy services and has held a senior management position for different Multi-National Corporation in Hong Kong. He is a post-graduate of The University of Hong Kong with Master of Science in Industrial Engineering & Industrial Management & Master of Arts in Transport Policy & Planning, and he has completed his doctorate degree from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Business Administrate. He is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport in Hong Kong (FCILT); Fellow Member & Chartered Marketer of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (FCIM); Fellow of The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (FHKIE); Fellow & Chartered Engineer of The Institute of Engineering & Technology UK; Registered Engineer of Engineering Registration Board HK; Registered Six Sigma Black Belt of Six Sigma Institute (RQP BB); Registered EU Aviation Security Validator of European Commission; and IATA DGR Instructor. He is currently the Vice President of The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport and Vice Chairman of Logistics Industry Advisory Training Committee, Education Development Bureau. Extract: Aviation Industry has been developed from frequent breakdown with accident and incident between 50s and 70s into the most safest mass transportation in the world today. Safety Management is becoming one of the important tools to maintain the acceptable level of services for the industry. In this presentation, we are going to briefly discuss the development of safety management & its future trend for Aviation.

Ms. Jenny Lau

Ms. Jenny Lau

Founder and President of the Sino Jet Management Co.Ltd and Chairperson of Asian Business Aviation Association

Mr. Nick Shrives

Corporate Manager Guest Operations, Princess Cruises

Professor Sheela Agarwal

Professor Sheela Agarwal is Head of the Department of Tourism and Hospitality, that is situated within Plymouth’s Business School at the University of Plymouth UK. She teaches at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and has several doctoral research students under her supervision. She has written and co-authored numerous articles in top ranked international journals such as Tourism Management and Annals of Tourism Research, as well as book chapters relating to various social and economic aspects of coastal tourism. More recently she has co-authored the text ‘Heritage, Film and Literary Tourism’ (2017) and co-edited a text entitled ‘Special Interest Tourism’, and has undertaken significant research projects for the European Union and UK government bodies. Her research interests include discourses of globalization, sustainability, climate change, heritage, screen and literary tourism, economic restructuring, conceptualizations of place and space, governance, disability, deprivation and social exclusion.

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Bachelor of Science (Honours) Hospitality Management Bachelor of Science (Honours) Tourism Management Bachelor of Science (Honours) Cruise Management Bachelor of Science (Honours) Business Management Bachelor of Arts (Hons) International Trade and Operations Management Bachelor of Science (Hons) International Supply Chain and Shipping Management Bachelor of Science (Honours) Maritime Transport and Logistics
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Medium: English

University of Plymouth and HKU SPACE will jointly organise an University of  Plymouth x HKU SPACE Day with Professional Seminars and Programme Information Sessions. 

What’s NEXT? Travel Trends in 2020 are…

With significant growth of tourism and travel sectors in the last decade in the Greater China region and the rest of Asia Pacific, have you ever thought about the future trends for our next travelling mode? What are emergent trends that will influence future directions of our travel, tourism and hospitality industry? Perhaps, you can gain the brainstorming thoughts from our respectful speakers and embrace these novel trends in your workplaces.

In this professional seminar, you will be able to learn more about the innovative trends from industrial and academic professionals, namely Dr. Paul Tsui, Ms. Jenny Lau, Professor Sheela Agarwal, and Mr. Nick Shrives. These four guest speakers from different parts of the world gain the exceptional insights in various travel and tourism sectors: aviation logistics services, business aviation, tourism and hospitality and cruise respectively. They will give an overview of these trends in 2020 with the following four topics:

Dr. Paul Tsui: “Safety Management: the Future Trend for Aviation Logistics

Ms. Jenny Lau:Corporate travel trend in Business Aviation

Professor Sheela Agarwal: “Luxury Experiences: Future trends for tourism and hospitality”, and

Mr. Nick Shrives: “Personalisation: Future trends for cruising

During the seminar, you will be able to ask questions and get the insights from speakers. If you want to study travel, business aviation, logistics, tourism and hospitality-related programmes, please stay behind for our information seminar at 8:45-9:15pm. Don’t hesitate, register now, it’s FREE of charge!

Information Seminar for Programmes 

Time: 8:45 - 9:15pm